On a recent edition of his “Grilling JR” podcast, AEW broadcaster Jim Ross stated that Christian Cage’s physique and size held him back from becoming a bigger star in WWE.

Ross then weighed in on Cage’s current run as the TNT Champion, calling the 50-year-old wrestler one of the best heels in the industry today.

He said, “His size [and] look didn’t do him any favors at certain points in his career. I know that my belief is that McMahon did not push him more because he didn’t like Christian’s look. It didn’t sell. It wasn’t the ‘wow factor.’ He wasn’t the guy, except for his hair, that could walk through an airport and be noticed. He fit in. Edge, being 6’4, stood out. So, yeah. Size had a big issue there, at times. He’s passed it now, thank God, for AEW. That’s why he’s one of the best heels in the …